For more than 100 years, Michigan Farm Bureau has been the voice of Michigan agriculture. Our advocacy staff understands that policy and politics play a key role in protecting the interests, passions and livelihoods of MFB members.
Our policy evolves from individual member participation—the study, discussion and development at local and state meetings.
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December 9, 2019
Messaging and lobbying from groups like the Sierra Club appears to be gaining traction, at least within the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy.
November 26, 2019
Supported by Michigan Farm Bureau, the updates include improvements to biosecurity measures, disease outbreak response efforts and livestock indemnification standards.
November 18, 2019
While Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) and the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) have long advocated for comprehensive agricultural labor reforms, the organizations are – unlike others – not being quick to support the Farm Workforce Modernization Act recently introduced in the U.S. House without further improvements.
November 14, 2019
The Michigan Senate this week approved legislation, 21-14, to repeal the Lower Peninsula’s feeding and baiting ban, enacted by the Natural Resources Commission in 2018.
Michigan Farm Bureau urges members to voice concern with the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to modify the nation’s Renewable Fuel Standards.